July Hikes: 3.75 to 6.5 miles, 500 to 1,750 feet gain - Northern State Ghost Town

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July Hikes: 3.75 to 6.5 miles, 500 to 1,750 feet gain - Northern State Ghost Town

This hike will explore Northern State Recreation Area, a Skagit County Park. There is no ghost town, but it is the old site of the Northern State Mental Hospital farm, which closed in 1973. We have been told that the recently reclaimed meadow will be in peak wildflower bloom.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 - 2 mph

Meeting location TBD.  Meeting time 8:15 am. Arrive early enough to gear up, visit the restroom facilities and be ready to go.

Route/Place

Northern State Ghost Town


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Required Equipment

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Your leader will send out a Hello Hiker email prior to the hike with details on the hike, as well as recommended and required equipment.

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